Osteoarthritis

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capnhue
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135903
Filename:
Osteoarthritis
Updated:
2012-03-01 01:18:02
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Regis University
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Osteoarthritis
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  1. Systemic Risk Factos for OA
    • gender
    • nutritional status
    • systemic disease
    • genetic predisposition
  2. Biochemical Risk Factors for OA
    • repetitive motion
    • injury involving joint
    • joint deformity
    • muscle weakness
    • systemic disorders
  3. OA commonly affected joints
  4. Nonpharmco for OA
    • patient education
    • weight loss
    • appropriate exercise
    • physical and occupational therapy
    • surgery
    • (best treatment option is prevention)
  5. hylaine cartilage consists of:
    • type II collagen
    • water (75-85%)
    • chondrocytes (2-5%)
    • proteoglycan matrix
    • the articular surface of synovial joints consists of hylaine cartilage

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